Posts Tagged ‘Sean Payton’

Injury roundup: Stafford’s shoulder an issue again

A quick recap at some of the notable injuries around the league in Week 9.

La Canfora examines coaching hot seat

NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora takes a look at four coaches who he considers to be on the hot seat during or after the season: Marvin Lewis, Mike Singletary, Lovie Smith and Wade Phillips.

Saints RB Thomas still has soreness and swelling

Saints coach Sean Payton told reporters today that Pierre Thomas still has soreness and swelling with his ankle injury. When the Saints signed Julius Jones, I figured this was a bad sign that Thomas was not as close to returning as we would all hope. And that might be the case.

Thursday injury roundup

With a number of big-name players facing injuries this week, here’s a one-stop shop for the latest updates as the news cycle comes to a close on Thursday.

Brees dons knee brace, but only due to soreness

Drew Brees has a sore left knee that required a brace during practice on Wednesday, but Saints coach Sean Payton says the development is no “situation” to speak of.

Saints not as feared without Bush

Offensively, the Saints are still great without Reggie Bush. Just not as feared.

Sean Payton’s speech to Saints focused on Favre

The focus of Sean Payton’s Saturday evening speech prior to last season’s NFC Championship game focused on Brett Favre’s age, and resonated with the Saints.

Sharper happy with progress; Saints’ decision looming

With Saturday’s deadline to cut rosters to 53 players fast approaching, the Saints’ decision on what to do with Darren Sharper is looming.

Payton: No decision yet on Sharper

Saints coach Sean Payton says he hasn’t made a decision on whether Darren Sharper will start the season on the reserve/PUP list.

Saints add some flavor at the White House

The New Orleans Saints did more than just receive some Super Bowl praise last week during their trip to the White House. After being hailed by President Barack Obama, they took to the White House kitchen to help prepare some authentic N’Awlins food.

‘Sloppy’ Saints need a little rest, a little work

A first sampling of the 2010 New Orleans Saints revealed that even a defending Super Bowl champion has plenty of work to do. Before Thursday night’s game against the Patriots, the Saints spent the previous two days in the New England area in practice sessions with Bill Belichick‘s well-coached squad. Saints coach Sean Peyton said he wanted to get lots of work against a 3-4 defense because his team will play at least five opponents this season that employ a 3-4 scheme.

Obama: Payton’s onside kick call ‘took some guts’

The New Orleans Saints visited President Obama at the White House on Monday, and some of the video has landed in the NFL newsroom.

Winner, winner, chicken dinner? Brees tops Payton

Saints QB Drew Brees surpassed his coach, Sean Payton, on the list — The New York Times‘ Best Sellers, that is.

Payton missed on Packers job, got Lombardi instead

Sometimes the best jobs are the ones that you don’t get. Just ask Saints coach Sean Payton.

Payton learning how to motivate defending champions

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton made an appearance on NFL Network’s Total Access on Saturday to discuss the team’s fifth-round draft pick as it was being announced at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

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